Thursday, September 30, 2010

[SDCPJ] Call for a virtual sit-in on October 7th, 2010, against UCOP and Regents

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In solidarity with the October 7th Day of Action for Public Education
[http://occupyca.wordpress.com/2010/08/05/strike-on-october-7th/] we
call for a virtual sit-in of the websites of the Office of the
President of the University of California and the UC Regents.
This virtual sit-in will take place for all of October
7th, from 12:00AM the night before to 11:59PM the night of.

We need hosting for this action. Please contact any of us if you can provide hosting for the html files for the action.

Recent actions taken on March 4th by students, faculty, staff and
allies around the world were joined online by a virtual sit-in. The
swift and violent response to the virtual sit-in from the UC
administration and police against Ricardo Dominguez only reveal the
effectiveness of the action and must be seen as part of a larger
strategy of the criminalization of resistance including the arrest of
hundreds of faculty, students and staff around the world who are struggling to redefine what the future of education will be. The UC continues to make efforts to expand the prison-military-education-industrial complex in the face of demands, occupations, strikes and blockades by those willing to put their
bodies, physically and digitally, on the line for a better future for education.

By organizing this action, in the tradition of ECD as a distributed tactic as performed by the Electrohippies, the Federation of Random Action and the borderlands Hacklab, we are demonstrating that the hydra has a million heads and Yudof, the Regents and their police cannot stop Electronic Civil Disobedience by putting their boot on the neck of one man. A virtual sit-in is a mass action by thousands of people and we will not be stopped.

More virtual strikes can be expected until:

* The budget cuts across the UC system are turned back
* Those laid off in the past year are rehired
* Charges are dropped and investigations ended against all of those arrested for struggling for the future of their education

Join the actions in the streets, the campuses and the university buildings if you can. If you want to join the virtual sit-in, go here for a list of urls:

http://october7thvirtualsitin.wordpress.com

If you have any questions about this e-action contact:

(alphabetical)

Zach Blas, zachblas@gmail.com
Xandre Borghetti
Micha Cárdenas, azdelslade@gmail.com
Elizabeth Chaney, chaneyeh@gmail.com
John Falchi, pacerjp14@sbcglobal.net
Autumn Hays, autumnhays@ymail.com
Linzi Juliano
Rashne Limki
Bradley Litwin
Benjamin Lotan, benjaminlotan@gmail.com
Luis Martin-Cabrera
Elle Mehrmand, ellemehrmand@gmail.com

If you would like to help organize the action and be added to the list of organizers, email us.

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micha cárdenas

Co-Author, Trans Desire / Affective Cyborgs, Atropos Press, http://is.gd/daO00
Lecturer, Visual Arts Department, University of California, San Diego
Lecturer, Critical Gender Studies Program, University of California, San Diego
Artist/Researcher, UCSD School of Medicine
Artist/Theorist, bang.lab, http://bang.calit2.net

blog: http://transreal.org

gpg: http://is.gd/ebWx9
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